Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.4991S, -178.5355WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 00:15:26 / May 8, 2017 @ 12:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5355 West, latitude 51.4991 North, depth = 11.91 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:15:26 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.91 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: us10008uhy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15974546, us10008uhy.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and one and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.5355° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.4991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-08 00:15:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 21:45:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.312 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008uhy Id of event.
Event Code 10008uhy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15974546,us10008uhy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply